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Booktalk

Sierra Club publications take up the cudgel with a new environmental trio

By Jonathan Yardley

Yesterday/Your Move

It's Your Move (Clank, Whirr), Mister Turk

An 18th-century chess machine succeeded for 65 years in fooling most of the people all of the time, and vice versa. It might have gone on longer if the man inside had kept his trap shut

By John C. Devlin

On Two Wheels

TWO-WHEEL ASSAULT ON AN ISLAND

Away they roared, up, down and all around Manxland in the last of the real road races, led by an Italian hero who was hell-bent for leather

By Robert F. Jones

THEY FOLLOW IN HIS FOOTSTEPS

On a clear day Riva Ridge ran forever, leading from start to finish in the Belmont Stakes. But for a dislike of stormy weather and muddy tracks, he probably would have won the elusive Triple Crown

By Whitney Tower

Eye On The Ball

KEEPING A CLOSE EYE ON THE BALL

Which is what the women pros did last week, especially when it belonged to Jane Blalock, who was accused of cheating

By Barry McDermott

HOCKEY'S TURN TO WAGE A WAR

Following the example of other pro sports, an upstart league is betting $2 million it can swipe Bobby Hull from the established NHL and hack it out on the ice in a test of the continent's hockey hunger

By Mark Mulvoy

MUNICH'S BILLION-DOLLAR BABY

Dan Gable

A KID WHO DOESN'T KID AROUND

Dan Gable, known to his family as The Kid and to 10 Russian wrestlers as the man they couldn't beat, believes that all work and no play is how to get a gold

By Herman Weiskopf

Stream Of Memories

SENTINELS ALONG A STREAM OF MEMORIES

By Dan Levin

Baseball

Of taters and bristles

Reggie Jackson slugs the former and everybody sports the latter on his upper lip as the talent-rich Oakland A's rip through their division

By Ron Fimrite

THE WEEK

By Ron Reid

Track & Field

A bunch of big shots

George Woods, Randy Matson or Al Feuerbach should win the shot at the Olympics—unless one of three East Germans puts them to shame

By Pat Putnam

Hunting

Haven for game hogs

Waterfowl pigs can root their way all through Mexico, where laws are lax and the sky is the limit

By Virginia Kraft

Big D

BIGGEST CHEAPSKATE IN BIG D

Lamar Hunt of Dallas owns three ball clubs, 32 tennis pros, all kinds of little old oil wells—and one suit. As he has cheerfully said, "I do detest ostentation"

By Jack Olsen

For The Record

A roundup of the week June 6-12

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By J. Richard Munro

SCORECARD

Edited by Robert W. Creamer

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